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    471011 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-10-1947

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    BUCHANAN, William Joseph - AC2c - 1906355 - RAFVR.
    Gloucester Old Cemetery, Gloucestershire.
    EASTOP, Sydney - F/Sgt - 756261 - RAFVR.
    Margate Cemetery, Kent.
    GRIFFITHS, Harry B - LAC - 1478871 - RAFVR.
    Liverpool ( Kirkdale ) Cemetery, Lancashire.

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    BUCHANAN, William Joseph - AC2c - 1906355 - the Gloucestershire Echo of October 16th 1947 reported that he was fatally injured in an accident near the Hare and Hounds Inn, Cheltenham Road.

    EASTOP, Sydney - F/Sgt - 756261 - registered Thanet.

    GRIFFITHS, Harry B - LAC - 1478871 - his death was reported in many newspapers at the time. The People of October 12th 1947 reported that he died on the way to hospital after having shot himself. He had been sought for two days after shooting and wounding his W.A.A.F. girlfriend after a dance, and was cornered by civilian and R.A.F. police at Oxenden Camp near Leighton Buzzard.

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